ACCESS: The Redfish Trailhead is very popular and serves many trails. Do not park in no parking zones. Please do not park off the side of the road in the sagebrush or other vegetation, it destroys the delicate alpine habitat.
Trailhead: Redfish Trailhead/Inlet Trailhead
Round trip: 16.6 miles
Elevation gain: 2700 ft
The hike to Baron Lakes begins at the Redfish Inlet Trailhead. You must either take the boat shuttle to Inlet Trailhead or hike the 5 miles and 1000ft of elevation from Redfish Trailhead.
The trail follows Redfish Creek up the Redfish Canyon. At Flat Rock Junction it begins to climb the side of the canyon up to Alpine Lake. Enjoy beautiful views up and down Redfish Canyon on the first several sets of switchbacks. Pass by Alpine Lake, some smaller alpine lakes above, and continue climbing to the divide. Once you crest the divide you will be able to look down on the Baron Lakes. Hike down the switchbacks to the lakes.